Current Affairs – February 6, 2021 [Daily News Digest]

GKToday provides daily summary of important Current Affairs Topics selected from National and International News. Here is the list of articles covered under Current Affairs February 6, 2021.

First Thunderstorm Research Testbed of India

India’s first thunderstorm research testbed will be established in Balasore, Odisha. Objective of testbed The Thunderstorm Research Testbed is being established with the objective to …..Read Here

PayPal To Stop Domestic Payment Services

The American Digital payment solutions provider PayPal announced that it will stop offering the domestic payment services within India beginning from April 1, 2021. Highlights The PayPa…..Read Here

RBI to adopt “One Nation One Ombudsman” approach

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced that it will integrate the consumer grievances redressal under a single ombudsman as opposed to the three grievance redressal schemes worki…..Read Here

National Horticulture Fair 2021

The National Horticulture Fair will start on February 8, 2021. It is a five-day event that will be organised at the Indian Institute of Horticultural Research (IIHR) campus. People from…..Read Here

Third Phase of ‘Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar Mela’

The third phase of Chah Bagicha Dhan Puraskar mela is set to be held in Guwahati on February 6, 2021. The event will be attended by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Highlights…..Read Here

PMMVY beneficiaries cross 1.75 Crores

The Ministry of Women and Child Development has informed to the parliament that the Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana which is central government’s maternity benefit scheme has cros…..Read Here

World’s Largest Radio Telescope- Square Kilometre Array

The Square Kilometre Array Observatory (SKAO) Council recently held its meeting. During the meeting, the council has approved the setting up of the world’s largest radio telescope. Ab…..Read Here

MCA21 Version 3.0 to be Launched

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) will launch the data analytics-driven MCA21 Version 3.0 by October 2021 in the financial year 2021-22. MCA21 Version 3.0 The MCA21 Version 3.0 sy…..Read Here

China to set up Public Platform to track Polluters

The Environment Ministry of China recently announced to set up a new Public Information Platform that will allow the public to track emissions from the polluting enterprises. The platfo…..Read Here

India-EU High Level Dialogue on Trade & Investment

The 1st High Level Dialogue (HLD) on Trade & Investment was held between India and European Union (EU). The dialogue was co-chaired by Shri Piyush Goyal, the Minister of Commerce an…..Read Here

Digital Banking: Over 2.9 lakh Cyber Security incidents reported in 2020

The Minister of State for the Electronics and IT, Sanjay Dhotre, highlighted in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha that; more than 2.9 lakh digital banking cybersecurity incidents were …..Read Here

First women team of CoBRA commando unit

Recently, a maiden contingent of 34 CRPF women personnel were inducted into the specialized jungle warfare commando force called CoBRA. The contingent would now be deployed in the anti-…..Read Here

Srivilliputhur–Megamalai – 5th Tiger Reserve in TN

The National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA) has approved the creation of the fifth tiger reserve in Tamil Nadu. Highlights The tiger reserve will surround the Meghamalai and the Sr…..Read Here


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